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THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, June 5, 1938
* Walker Cup Match - amateur golfers
* 1st ever Great Britain victory
* Old Course at St Andrews - Scotland
The front page of this sport's section only has a banner headline: "BRITISH WIN WALKER CUP FROM U. S. FOR 1ST TIME, 7-4" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Great Britain winning their very first Walke... See More
THE KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Aug. 24, 1790 Perhaps the prime feature is the great front page as the masthead is very decorative & includes two engravings, while the bottom of the ftpg. has a nice & very unusual illustration headed: "Cricket" showing a match being played (see).
Four pages, very nice condition.
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, August 25, 1989
* Pete Rose is banned from baseball
The front page has a heading that announces: "Banished for life: Pete's out" with subhead and photo. More on page 2.
Complete 1st section only with all 14 pages, nice condition.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 28, 1914 The front cover has "Sea-Going, Oil-Burning, Steam Yacht 'Cyprus'" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Prehistoric Mines in Belgium"; "The Use of Concrete in the Construction of Roads"; "Curbing the Mississippi" and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complet... See More
DAILY NEWS, New York City, New York, October 28, 1999
* Great New York Yankees World Series victory issue
* In a NYC paper
This famous New York City tabloid size newspaper has a special wrap around section surrounding the normal issue containing reports and photos of the New York Yankees winning the 1999 World Series.
The wrap around front page (which folds out) has a nice headline: &quo... See More
Sixteen pages, a few m
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 10, 1934
* Penn State Nittany Lions
* NCAA college football games
Page 4 of this section has one column heading: "PENN STATE WINS FROM LEHIGH, 31-0" with subheads and lineups (see) Many other college football games reported as well.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, rag editi... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, September 1, 1935
* Vern Kennedy pitches no-hitter
* Chicago White Sox - MLB baseball
* 1st ever at Comiskey Park
Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "WHITE SOX PITCHER HURLS NO-HIT GAME" with subheads and box scores. (see)
wikipedia notes: While pitching for the Chicago White Sox, Vern Kennedy threw the first no-hitter ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1859
* The Wanderer (slave ship)
* Captain surrenders
Near the bottom of the front page is a brief and somewhat discrete report headed: "Surrender of the Captain of the Yacht Wanderer"
Also another brief report headed: "The Supposed Slaver Laurens"
Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 14, 1928
* Notre Dame Fighting Irish
* Head coach Knute Rockne
* NCAA college football
The front page of this section has a one column heading: "117,000 SEE NAVY BOW TO NOTRE DAME" with subheads and lineups. (see) This was when Knute Rockne was head coach.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only wit... See More
NEW YORK TIMES (Rotogravure Section only), March 18, 1928
* Babe Ruth in his prime
* New York Yankees dugout
This section has photos involving sports, entertainment, fashion. The front page has a photo titled: "The Glass Of Fashion In The Baseball World: Babe Ruth" (see)
Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, rag edition, a little irregular along the spine, nice conditi... See More
THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 29, 1951 A two line, three column heading declares: "Yankees Clinch Pennant; Reynolds Hurls No-Hitter", with subhead: "Brooklyn Drops To First Place Deadlock", plus photo of Allie Reynolds kissing a baseball. This is the front page only and is good condition. See photos for full details.
THE NORWICH SUN, NY October 3, 1940. This 16 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on the front page: "JIMMY RIPPLE'S HOMER AIDS REDS IN EVENINGUP SERIES" with subhead and lineup also on the front page. Inning by inning coverage. Related photos on page 6. Little browning at the margins.
LIBERTY magazine, New York, May 22, 1937. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young lady playing tennis (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Camel cigarettes. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches.
* Cricket match color illustration cover
* Cricket reports and stories
Nice full front page illustration in color (see the photos) of cricket batter and catcher? Described on the front page as the "Special Cricket Number" and there is also cricket-related content inside. Published by the Boy Scouts organization. Measures 12 by 8 1/2 inc
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, October 11, 1948
* 1948 Cleveland Indians
* World Series Champions
This 28 page newspaper has an 8 column headline on front page: "It's Lemon vs. Voiselle in Boston Today" with subhead "86,288 See Rout of Feller" and "Braves Force 6th Series Game".
There are also headlines on page 20: "86,288 See Feller Fail A... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1947
* Howie Meeker scores 5 goals in one game
* Toronto Maple Leafs
This 48 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 29 (sport's section): "MAPLE LEAFS ROUT BLACK HAWKS, 10-4" "Meeker Leads Toronto Attack With 5 Goals--Red Wings Defeat Canadians, 4-2"
wikipedia notes: Meeker missed the 1943 and 1944 seasons w... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York City, New York, May 29, 1941
* Boxing - Boxer Max Schmeling death?
* False report from the Nazis
This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "SCHMELING'S DEATH IN CRETE REPORTED"; "Pugilist, A Nazi Parachutist, Killed While Trying to Flee From Captors, British Say".
Continues on page 9 with a two column photo of Schm... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 28, 1867 The back page of this issue has: "Out-Door Sports", "Base Ball--Unions, of Morrisania vs. Eckfords, of Williamsburgh". Has a summary of the game, mentioning in part: "The batting of Aiken, Austin and Birdsall, was the tallest kind, while Goldie and Martin made a home run each by long hits to the centre field, the formers strike being a t... See More
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 22, 1969 * Roy Campanella & Stan Musial
* Enters Cooperstown
* Baseball Hall of Fame
This 20 page newspaper has three column headline on page 6: "Campanella - Musial Join Baseball's Hall of Fame"
Other news of the day throughout. Some small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, February 14, 1948
* Dick Button - American figure skater
* Wins World skating title
* 1st American to do so
This 28 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 9 (sport's section): "Button Wins World Figure Skating Title, With Gerschwiler Second at Davos" with subheads and two column photo. (see)
Other news of the day throughout. Light brown... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 9, 1946
* Pittsburgh Pirates are sold
* MLB baseball
This 36 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 20 that include: "Sale of Pirates for $2,250,000 To McKinney Syndicate Completed" and more with photo of the transaction. (see)
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.
wikipedia notes: Frank... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 18, 1966
* Willie Mays home run record made (2nd all time)
* San Francisco Giants
This 30 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 8: "Mays Doubtful He Can Catch Record of Ruth" with related photos. (see) Tells of Mays moving into 2nd place of all time in career home runs.
Other news of the day. Good conditi... See More
THE WORLD, New York, NY, February 4, 1918
* John Lawrence Sullivan death
* 1st Heavyweight boxing gloved champion
This 16 page newspaper has some headlines on page 10 that include: "Sullivan Champion of Champions, Says Madden", "'Discoverer' and First Manager of Noted Fighter Feels Big Fellow's Death as a Personal Loss", "Roosevelt May By a Pallbearer" and more... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 8, 1959
* Stan Musial 400th home run
* St. Louis Cardinals
* MLB baseball
This 18 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 10: "Musial Belts 400th HR"
Tells of St. Louis Cardinals' star Stan Musial hitting his 400th career home run milestone.
Other news of the day. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good... See More
FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, August 19, 1920
* Ray Chapman skull fractured death
* Cleveland Indians
* Only MLB baseball fatality
This 12 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 6 that include: "MANY TO ATTEND CHAPMAN FUNERAL" and more. (see)
Chapman is the 1st and only baseball player to be killed as a result of a maj... See More
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, July 3, 1931
* Max Schmeling (German Boxer) vs. Young Stribling
* Title boxing match (pre fight)
This 14 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page:
"FIGHT ODDS SHIFT TO CHAMPION" with subheads (see photos). Unusual for such a nice headline here on the front page.
Other news of the day including period advertising. Usual bro... See More
SPIRIT OF THE TIMES & SPORTSMAN, New York, October 6, 1900
* Horse racing
The subtitle is: "A Chronicle of Racing, Trotting, Field Sports, Aquatics, Athletics, and the Stage." But most of the content is taken up with horse-racing items. Complete in twenty pages and in very nice condition.
JUDGE magazine, New York, May 10, 1890 Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.
After a strong start, the magazine found itself struggling to compete with its very sim... See More
JUDGE magazine, New York, Aug. 16, 1890
* Color political prints
Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.
After a strong start, the magazine found itself struggl... See More
* John L. Sullivan vs. Patrick (Paddy) Ryan
* Famous Heavyweight Boxing Title Match
* Mississippi City, Mississippi (day of)
This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on page 2: "SPORTING", "Everything in Readiness for the Fight" and "And The Battle is to be Fought in Mississippi
THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, April 5, 1915
* Jess Williard - "The Great White Hope"
* Jack Johnson
* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight reporting)
Page 6 has a three column headline: "Heavies Ready for Title Bout" with subhead: "Johnson And Willard Ready For Gong That Sends Them To Battle" and tale of the tape... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 22, 1876 Page 2 has a nice report of a baseball game (see for portions). Also inside: "Drugs That Intoxicate" "Fashionable Stimulants & Their Insinuating Effects" "The Padre's Poker Game" "Women In India" "Doomed" "The Arctic Fleet Surrounded by Icebergs" and much more.
Complete in... See More
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, December 28, 1953
* Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns
* NFL football championship title game
This 16 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 8: "First Doran Catch Of Touchdown Pass Is Worth $33,912.45" 1st report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Detroit Lions and the Clevela... See More
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 28, 1789
* 18th century boxing
Page 3 has an early item on a boxing match, noting: "A boxing match is to be fought...between Bullard and Brighton, two Suffolk men, for 50 pounds a side, in which it is expected many hard blows will be given as they are very powerful men & upwards of six feet high."
Four pages, full red... See More
NEW-YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1870
* Post Civil War baseball
* Rare Deep South game
The front page has: "Base Ball Game of the Mutuals at New Orleans" being a one paragraph summary of a game played at New Orleans between the Mutuals and the "R.E. Lees" which includes the box score. Quite rare for an account of a baseball game in the Deep South, particularly on the front ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, January 7, 1934
* Olympiastadion (Berlin) construction announced
* 1936 Summer Olympics Invitations dispatched
Page 5 of this section has a banner headline: "Details Announced for Huge Olympic Sports Plant to Be Built by Germans" with subheads and illustration. (see)
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only wi... See More
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1897 "Washington, 3; St. Louis, 0" on pg. 3 includes a brief summary of the game, beginning with: "St. Louis was shut out to-day in a well-played game, Bresnahan, a new man, being on the rubber for the Senators...". Has the line score of the game too. Bresnahan, of course, is a Hall of Fame catcher.
Also on the same page is a Louis Vuitton adve... See More
BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Sept. 7, 1818 Pg. 2 has a brief item: "Falls of Niagara" noting: "The Projection called Table Rock, has...fallen in....the rock broke in pieces...and disclosed a great number of crystalline substances...". Also word that the "...elegant steam-boat Walk-in-the-Water will be ready for sailing this week...".
Small piece missing at the bo... See More
DAILY NEWS - EXTRA, New York City, March 8, 1999 This issue features a front page picture of Joe DiMaggio, who died the day before. Much reporting, statistics and many photos inside this 36 special section "Extra!" edition, including a very nice double-page photo. Tabloid-size and in very nice condition.
CLEVELAND LEADER, June 29, 1907 Pg. 6 has a brief summary of a game played between Washington & N.Y. mentioning that "...Rickey was unable to hold the visitors on bases, thirteen stolen bases being recorded for Washington." Includes the box score. Time will prove that he was better working in the front office. Some chipping at the spine, slight browning to the edges, otherwise good.
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, July 26, 1975 This sporting newspaper is about 50 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features ROBIN YOUNT OF THE MILWAUKEE BREWERS on the front with text about him in the inside pages. This issue is loaded with sports news 7 photos of the day with several advertisements featuring beer, cigarettes, etc. Th... See More
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, May 31, 1975 This sporting newspaper is about 50 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features JIM PALMER OD THE BALTIMORE ORIOLES on the front with text about him in the inside pages. This issue is loaded with sports news 7 photos of the day with several advertisements featuring beer, cigarettes, etc. This... See More
There is also a letter about the re-opening of Barnum's American Museum, signed in type: P. T. Barnum.
The back page has a summary and box score of a baseball match played between the Atlantic and Eureka clubs.
Other news of t... See More
THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 23, 1792 The front page of this issue features an article entitled: "Sailing Match", which discusses the particulars of an upcoming contest. "The Annual Silver Cup and Cover, given by the Proprietors of Vauxhall Gardens, will be sailed for on Wednesday next...".
This is a complete issue in four pages and is ... See More
THE MORNING POST AND DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 20, 1792 The front page of this issue features an article entitled: "Sailing Match", which discusses the particulars of an upcoming contest. "The Annual Silver Cup and Cover, given by the Proprietors of Vauxhall Gardens, will be sailed for on Wednesday next...".
This is a complete issue of four pages. A part... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 27, 1960
* Pete Rozelle becomes commissioner of the NFL
This 40+ page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "How NFL Broke Czar Deadlock" with caption: "ROZELLE, RAMS' GENERAL MANAGER, GIVEN 3-YEAR, $50,000 PACT" and photo of Rozelle.
Other news of the day throughout. Some... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Michigan, January 24, 1953
* Mel Ott quits baseball
This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 13: "Mel Ott Quits Game"
Other news of the day throughout. Some small binding holes along the spine and light browning around the margins, otherwise in nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Melvin Thomas "Mel" Ott (March 2, 1909 – No... See More
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, February 13, 1935
* USS Macon (ZRS-5) crashes
* United States Navy Airship
This 12 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "PROBE OF MACON CRASH IS DUE" with subhead. Also nice headline of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial as it ends.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with little m... See More